Tezaab girl mohini lands in Bhubaneswar to Perform in Opening Ceremony

Tezaab girl mohini lands in Bhubaneswar to Perform in Opening Ceremony

Bhubaneswar: Bollowood’s dhak dhak actress Madhuri Dixit has arrived in Bhubaneswar today to perform in the opening ceremony of the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 on November 27. The opening ceremony will highlight the message of the power of a united world. The versatile actress will stage rehearsal today at the Kalinga stadium, sources said. The ceremony will feature a theatrical production and dance ballet titled “The Earth Song”. The theme of “The Earth Song” is ‘Oneness of humanity’. Created, written and directed by Nupur Mahajan, the production…

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Bengal’s top doubles badminton player Trinankur Nag electrocuted to death

Bengal’s number one doubles badminton player Trinankur Nag died of electrocution on Monday after suffering severe burn injuries while working in a railway carshed here, an Eastern Railway spokesman said. The 26-year-old shuttler came in contact with a high tension overhead electrical wire at his workplace in Kankurgachi carshed here on Saturday. He was under treatment at Eastern Railway’s B R Singh Hospital where he died Monday morning, the spokesman said. Expressing grief at the untimely death of Nag, Eastern Railway General Manager Harindra Rao said if anyone is found…

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Mithali Raj, Harmanpreet Kaur meet top BCCI officials over selection row; coach Ramesh Powar summoned

Mithali Raj, Harmanpreet Kaur meet top BCCI officials over selection row; coach Ramesh Powar summoned

The Indian women’s T20 captain Harmanpreet Kaur and ODI skipper Mithali Raj met top BCCI officials on Monday to air their views on the selection call that has triggered a storm after the team’s World T20 semi-final loss to England. Mithali was left out of the team despite being fit and Kaur had gone on to justify the call even after the humiliating eight-wicket loss on Sunday. Both the senior players along with manager Trupti Bhattacharya met BCCI CEO Rahul Johri and GM (Cricket Operations) Saba Karim. “Yes, we (Johri…

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Indian student in Canada to study hotel management found hanging, family suspect murder

Vishal Sharma had gone to Canada’s Toronto to pursue a course in hotel management.

A young man from Punjab was found hanging from a tree outside his home in Canada’s Toronto, where he had gone to pursue a course in hotel management, police there told his family here over phone on Sunday night. The news of Vishal Sharma’s (21) death has shaken his family in Nabha. The Canadian police told his father Naresh Sharma that they were investigating the matter and they will report the findings to the family within three days. So far the police there are clueless whether it was murder or…

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2 Chhattisgarh police personnel, 9 Maoists killed in an encounter in Sukma

2 Chhattisgarh police personnel, 9 Maoists killed in an encounter in Sukma

Nine Maoists and two personnel of the state police were killed in a gun battle in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district on Monday afternoon, officials said. The encounter is taking place near Saklar village under Kistaram police station area. “We have recovered the bodies of total nine Maoists till now and the number can increase,” said special director general of police (anti-Naxal operations) DM Awasthi. “A joint team of DRG (District Reserve Guard), CRPF and special task force (STF) have cordoned off the area and the encounter is going on,” Awasthi said.…

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More than 1,200 flights cancelled due to blizzard in United States

More than 1,200 flights cancelled due to blizzard in United States

Commuters in Chicago and across the Midwest will face a blizzard packing more than a foot of snow and whiteout conditions as they head back to work on Monday after the long Thanksgiving weekend. Blizzard warnings were in effect early on Monday in northeast Missouri through metro Chicago and northeast into Michigan as the storm brought winds up to 45 miles per hour (72 kph) and more than 12 inches (15 cm) of snow to the region, the National Weather Service (NWS) said. The service said in an advisory that…

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BJP doesn’t have patent on Ram temple, says Uma Bharti

BJP doesn’t have patent on Ram temple, says Uma Bharti

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Uma Bharti said that her party does not have a patent on the Ram temple while calling for all parties to come together to build the temple in Ayodhya. Speaking to reporters, Bharti commended Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray for visiting Ayodhya and pressing for the construction of the temple. “Yes, I appreciate Uddhav Thackeray for his effort. BJP doesn’t have a patent on Ram temple, Lord Ram belongs to everyone. I appeal to everyone including Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaj Party, Akali Dal, Asaduddin…

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Odisha Govt Declares Holiday For Hockey World Cup Opening Ceremony & Celebrations

Odisha Govt Declares Holiday For Hockey World Cup Opening Ceremony & Celebrations

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Monday declared holiday for schools and educational institutions in view of the launching event and celebrations of Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack respectively. The Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) issued a notification which said that the schools and educational institutions in the capital city will remain closed, while educational institutions across the state will remain functional till half-day (1.30 pm) on November 27 (Tuesday). All government offices in the state, including those in Bhubaneswar, will function till 1.30 pm for the inaugural…

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From 1.5kg to 5kg, HRD Ministry Spells Out Weight Limit for School Bags Across India

From 1.5kg to 5kg, HRD Ministry Spells Out Weight Limit for School Bags Across India

New Delhi: The Department of School Education and Literacy under the HRD ministry has issued a circular instructing all states and Union Territories to frame guidelines for teaching and regulating the weight of school bags in accordance with the Government of India instructions. Schools are expected to make sure that students are “not asked to bring additional books — extra materials and weight of the school bag should not exceed the following limit,” said the circular. While the maximum weight of school bags for students of Classes 1 and 2…

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